Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 12, 2021

2021 SENIOR ART SHOW The Lycoming College Senior Show for all Lyco students with a major in studio art and runs from April 22 through May 15. According to northcentralpa.com, the 2021 Senior Art Show features works and artist statements from the following graduating seniors: Inga Brostek (Williamsport) –Megan Snyder (Milton, Pa.) Martina Westcott –…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 9, 2021

BRUSH FIRES LEAD TO OLD LYCOMING TOWNSHIP BURNING BAN Firefighters in Piatt Township, amongst other locations throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania, have been battling multiple brush fires. Dry conditions, have prompted Old Lycoming Township to issue a burning ban Campfires, burner barrels, brush piles are on hold in the township. According to the Pa DCNR…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 8, 2021

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY A Lock Haven man will be spending up to upwards of 30 years in prison followed by an additional 10-year term of supervised release for producing child pornography. Michael Grenninger, 38, was sentenced on April 6 following incidents involving children as young as 8 years old. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT  Pennsylvania State Police in Selinsgrove…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 7, 2021

FELONY SEXUAL ASSAULT He faces 20 counts of statutory sexual assault and attempted rape of a child, which lasted over a five-year-period in Union County. Timothy Troxell, 42, according to northcentralpa.com, allegedly assaulted the child at three different residences in Mifflinburg Borough as well as at a Best Western Inn in King of Prussia between…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 6, 2021

VERIZON WIRELESS SERVICE OUTAGE  It was a long night for Verizon Wireless customers in multiple northcentral Pennsylvania counties, as many reported outages beginning around 9:30 p.m. According to northcentralpa.com, cities impacted include Williamsport, Berwick, Lock Haven, Bloomsburg, Scranton, Mount Carmel, Kulpmont and Danville. Verizon customers reported inabilities to make phone calls with dropped or disconnected…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS 4/5/2021

CLINTON COUNTY FUGITIVE FOUND He was discovered, hiding out with a stockpile of weapons, inside a mountain cabin by the Kentucky State Police. According to northcentralpa.com, Clinton County fugitive Donald Lee Adams, Jr., who burglarized the Clinton County Infant Development building in 2013. Adams fled the state after the burglary. The investigation continues  into the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 2, 2021

POLICE OFFICER SUSPENDED FOLLOWING TIK TOK VIDEO A Mansfield Borough Police Officer was on duty when he embarked on an offensive rant, live,  on Tik Tok.  According to the Mansfield Borough Police Department’s Facebook page, on Wednesday,  “The Mansfield Borough Council is aware that a borough police officer posted offensive videos on a social media…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS APRIL 1, 2021

POSSIBLE SALE FOR LYCOMING BAKERY A sale for the closed bakery, may happen sooner than later according to the SUN Gazette. This is good news for employees who last their jobs at Lycoming Bakery.  Matt Cowden, a local businessman who reportedly  owns the Buttery Biscuit in South Williamsport and Trifecta Bar and Grill in Montoursville., …more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 31, 2021

ASSAULT CHARGES A woman, against her will, was assaulted and restricted to her bedroom for hours. City police allege that Toyrel James Pinkney, 26,of Williamsport  is accused by Williamsport Bureau of Police Officer Ericka M. Heath of strangling a woman in the 700 block of West Edwin St. around 6:40 a.m. on March 21. According…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MARCH 30, 2021

PROSTITUTION CHARGES A Williamsport man encouraged his fiancee to engage in prostitution in a parking lot in Loyalsock Township, according to State Police in Montoursville. On March 22, Thomas John Drevenak, 48, was charged with one felony count of promoting prostitution and multiple misdemeanors According to northcentralpa.com, Drevenak arranged for his fiancee to engage in…more »

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